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  • "My deepest condolences to Hugh's family and friends. I am..."
    - Marianna (and Angela) Rille
  • "I was shocked and saddened to hear of Hugh's passing. As a..."
    - Daffydd Hermann
  • "I just heard of Hugh's passing Hugh and I worked in the..."
    - Ken Yamamoto
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    - Ken Yamamoto
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    - Colleen Proctor
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1934 - 2013
The family of Hugh Gaffney, furniture salesman, student nurse, Irish Guards, bobby, probation officer, manager of Court Services, Judicial Justice for Traffic Court & Small Claims, proprietor of The Trophy Shoppe, Gaffney's Christian Shoppe, Gaffney's Christian Supplies, singer of Irish songs, Chair of the Employment Insurance Board of Referees, Panel Chair of the BC Employment Assistance Appeals Tribunal, teller of groan-worthy jokes, Chair of the Property Assessment Review Panel, past Chair of the Justice Institute Board of Governors, owner Hugh Gaffney and Associates, lifelong citizen (in his heart) of Rathmullan, Co Donegal, active member of the Knights of Columbus, husband of Jane, father of Kevin, Eamonn and Sean Gaffney and Laura Gibler, and proud granddad of Nicola and Steven Gaffney and Kate Gibler wishes to announce his passing from this world into everlasting life on Sunday, June 30, 2013, just after 9 o'clock in the morning. Hugh's funeral mass will be held at Good Shepherd Church, 2250 - 150th Street, Surrey, BC on Friday, July 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Fr. John Brioux, OMI, family friend and Padre celebrant. Flowers are gratefully declined. Hugh was a faithful supporter of Chalice ( and the K of C Wheelchair Foundation ( should you wish to make a charitable donation in honour of a very good man. God be with you, Hugo. Online condolences to the family may be made at
Kearney's Cloverdale, 604-574-2603

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on July 4, 2013
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